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Dear National Disability Insurance Agency,
Please provide all documents regarding how the required assessment tools that participants must provide in relation to their disability, ie Vineland 3, WHODAS etc and how they correlate to the severity tool used by NDIS to determine the level of severity of disability.

Yours faithfully,
Michelle Robins

foi, National Disability Insurance Agency

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Please be aware: due to a high volume of requests, our ability to respond
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to process your matter within the [1]legislative deadlines, we may need to
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The NDIA has a number of other ways to access the documents and
information that we hold. Please visit our [2]Access to
Information webpage to find out more about accessing information
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o The [4]myplace portal for providers   
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Kind regards   

Freedom of Information Team  
Parliamentary, Ministerial and FOI Branch  
Government Division  
National Disability Insurance Agency  
E: [11][NDIA request email]     

 

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Dear National Disability Insurance Agency,
Please respond to my request as this is VERY overdue.
You are currently in breach of your legal obligations.

Yours faithfully,

Michelle Robins

foi, National Disability Insurance Agency

Thank you for your email to the National Disability Insurance Agency
(NDIA) Freedom of Information (FOI) team.
Reduced Activity Period
The NDIA have a Reduced Activity Period from Saturday 23 December 2023 to
Monday 1 January 2024.
Therefore, any enquiries received between these dates will be responded to
after Tuesday 2 January 2024.

Please note: due to a high volume of requests, our ability to respond to
you in a timely manner may be affected.
We will action your request as soon as possible and will endeavour to
process your matter within the legislative deadlines. We may need to seek
your agreement to an extension of time. We appreciate your understanding
if this is required.
Participant Information
Did you know the NDIA has other ways to access the documents and
information that we hold?

Participants, Guardians and Nominees can obtain copies of some participant
information through our National Contact Centre (NCC). For more
information about what’s available through the NCC, please contact 1800
800 110.
Please visit our [1]Access to Information webpage to find out more about
accessing information through:

* The [2]Participant Information Access (PIA) scheme
* The [3]Information Publication Scheme (IPS)
* The [4]myplace portal for participants   
* The [5]myplace portal for providers

Access to Data
You can also request data and statistics. Please visit our [6]Data and
insights webpage page for further information.
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can withdraw your FOI request by emailing [7][NDIA request email]

Further Information
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Should you have a query unrelated to FOI, please contact the Agency by
email at [9][email address] or via webchat at [10]ndis.gov.au.
Alternatively, you can also contact us by phoning 1800 800 110.
Kind regards   

Freedom of Information Team  
Parliamentary, Ministerial and FOI Branch  
Government Division  
National Disability Insurance Agency  
E: [NDIA request email]    

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foi, National Disability Insurance Agency

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Dear Michelle

Thank you for your email. Your request has been registered under FOI 23/24
- 0607.

We sincerely apologise for the delay in providing you with the information
you have requested. Due to a large increase in FOI requests over recent
months, we are currently experiencing delays in processing matters. As a
result, we have not been able to process your matter within 30 days.

Once your matter is allocated to a staff member a decision maker or admin
officer will contact you to advise the matter has progressed and next
steps if appropriate.

If you would like to discuss your request, please contact us at
[1][NDIA request email] and advise of a suitable time to call.

We offer our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience caused.

Kind regards

Cooper

Freedom of Information Team

Government Division

National Disability Insurance Agency

E [2][NDIA request email]

The NDIA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout
Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We
pay our respects to them and their cultures and to Elders past, present
and emerging.

 

 

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